Eleanor M. Lombard, 96

 

Eleanor Lombard

Eleanor Lombard

CASCO — Eleanor M. Lombard, 96, died on Friday, June 17, 2016.

She was born on May 2, 1920, in Wayne, the daughter of Ernest L. Milliken and Marjorie G. Milliken. Eleanor grew up in Edes Falls, where she was raised by her grandparents, Harry G. and Edith E. Milliken. She married Charles Burton Lombard in 1941. They were married nearly 50 years before he passed away in 1991. Eleanor graduated from Casco High School and Golden’s Beauty Culture School. She owned and operated Lombard’s Cottages on Sebago Lake for 60 years and was a broker and owner of Lombard’s Realty. Eleanor was a founding member of Hawthorne Garden Club, a member of the Pine Cone Square Dancing Club, and enjoyed being a member of the Raymond Village Church and singing in the choir. She also enjoyed swimming, crafts, knitting, painting and gardening. Her motto was: “About yesterday, no tears — about tomorrow, no fears.”

Eleanor was predeceased by her husband, Charles; her brother, Charles; and her sister, Edith.

Surviving are her daughter Marjorie E. Wintle of South Casco; her granddaughter; her brother, Linwood Milliken of East Baldwin; many nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

Visiting hours were held from 6 to 8 p.m. on Tuesday at Hall Funeral Home, Casco. A graveside service was held at 11 a.m. on Wednesday at Murch Cemetery. Online condolences may be left for the family at: hallfuneralhome.net

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to the Casco Rescue Unit, 635 Meadow Road, Casco, ME 04015.

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